06.Personality

06.Personality - Personality Chapter 13 excluding pages 456...

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Unformatted text preview: Personality Chapter 13 excluding pages 456 and 457 SOURCE: Psychology, 8 th Edition Wade & Tavris, 2006 First some definitions. Personality: The pattern of collective character, behavioral, temperamental, emotional, and mental traits of a person. www.dictionary.com Character: What we look at and assess in order to decide whether we think the person we are evaluating is good or bad. First some definitions. Trait: A dimension or characteristic on which people differ in distinctive ways. (e.g., dependency, anxiety, aggressiveness, sociability, etc.). Temperament: The hereditary aspects of personality, including sensitivity, activity levels, prevailing mood, irritability, and adaptability. Coon, pg. 378 First some definitions. Instinct: An inborn pattern of behavior that is characteristic of a species and is often a response to specific environmental stimuli: the spawning instinct in salmon; altruistic instincts in social animals. A powerful motivation or impulse. An innate capability or aptitude. Answers.com Theories of Personality: Psychoanalytic Instinct : Some aggressive Murder. Some destructive Arson. Some necessary to survival hunger, sex, self- preservation. Theories of Personality: Psychoanalytic Stressed the UNCONSCIOUS. Human behavior is based upon unconscious instinct, or drives. Morris & Miatso, pg.364. Theories of Personality: Psychoanalytic Based upon the assumption of psychic energy. Freud called it libido. 1. The psychic and emotional energy associated with instinctual biological drives. a. Sexual desire. b. Manifestation of the sexual drive. Answer.com SEX: Most critical. Not just erotic sex. Also desire for virtually any form of pleasure. Theories of Personality: Psychoanalytic Used dreams and free association to examine peoples motives: His theories became the basis for the study of personality and psychological disorders. Identified stages of sexual development. Also identified Theories of Personality: Psychoanalytic STRUCT-URE DEFINITION WORLD ACCESS METHOD OF OPERATION EXAMPLE Id Unconscious urges, desires constantly seeks expression. Via Ego Pleasure Principle Reflexes Fantasy Cough, Wish Fulfillment Ego Mediates between Id & Superego. Also called self. Via senses. Reality Principle Preconscious Conscious Hunches, Planning Super- ego Conscience. Develops as one grows. Via ego. Ego Ideal Cant be best, so dont try. Theories of Personality: Psychoanalytic STAGE AGE RANGE FOCUS EXPRESSION Oral 0 2 Mouth, lips and tongue. Oral expulsive. Oral retentive. Anal 2 - 4 Anus and on elimination. Anal expulsive....
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